Everytown for Gun Safety Statement on Sham Betsy Devos-Led “School Safety Commission”
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Said the Trump Administration’s School Safety Commission Will Include Just Four Cabinet Secretaries, and No Democrats, Educators or School Safety Experts
Also on the Commission: Former NRA A+ Rated Senator/Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen
NEW YORK – Today Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement on the so-called “school safety commission” led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
STATEMENT BY JOHN FEINBLATT, PRESIDENT OF EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY:
“This is just a smokescreen to delay action on gun safety. We don’t need another DC blue ribbon commission – we need Congress to heed the public and pass stronger gun laws.”
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
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